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Joel and Ellie’s apocalyptic journey arrived on HBO Max this weekend, as the primary episode of The Final of Us landed on the streaming service. The present adapts the legendary PlayStation online game sequence from developer Naughty Canine, with the nine-episode season 1 specializing in the preliminary entry within the franchise.

The present premiered Sunday with episodes coming every week till March 12.

The Final of Us launch dates and occasions

Here is the complete launch schedule for The Final of Us on HBO Max, and we’ll alter this if the corporate proclaims any modifications or breaks. New episodes will arrive at 6 p.m. PT (9 p.m. ET), which you may keep in mind because the time slot occupied by Home of the Dragon final 12 months.

Episode 1: Accessible nowEpisode 2: Sunday, Jan. 22Episode 3: Sunday, Jan. 29Episode 4: Sunday, Feb. 5Episode 5: Sunday, Feb. 12Episode 6: Sunday, Feb. 19Episode 7: Sunday, Feb. 26Episode 8: Sunday, March 5Episode 9: Sunday, March 12

The place is The Final of Us out there exterior the US?

The present drops globally on the identical time, so there are the occasions for a number of areas:

Canada, Crave at 9 p.m. SundayUK and Eire: Sky Atlantic and Now at 2 a.m. MondayAustralia: Binge and Foxtel at 1 p.m. AEDT MondayNew Zealand: Neon at 3 p.m. Monday

What’s The Final of Us?

Set in a world the place a scarily plausible fungal mind an infection remodeled many of the world’s inhabitants into violent cannibals, the video games comply with grumpy smuggler Joel and his upbeat teen pal Ellie as they journey throughout a ruined US. 

Mysterious teen Ellie (left) might change the destiny of the world in The Final of Us.

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Who’s in it?

The sequence stars The Mandalorian’s Pedro Pascal as Joel, along with his fellow Sport of Thrones alumnus Bella Ramsey as Ellie. Parks and Recreation actor Nick Offerman, Anna Torv from Fringe and Yellowjackets’ Melanie Lynskey all present up too.

It is written by Craig Mazin (creator of HBO’s Chernobyl) and Neil Druckmann (the video games sequence’ artistic director) added this to present newcomers a agency grounding,

Is there a trailer?

Sure, HBO has given us just a few tastes of the present. The newest trailer arrived in December.

How scary is it?

It is extra thriller than horror, with loads of intense moments. The contaminated do not present up usually — Joel and Ellie face extra human survivors than monsters — however are used to nice impact once they do.

Do I have to have performed the video games?

No, the present retells the occasions of the primary sport (which got here out in 2013) with some storylines and background parts expanded. Nonetheless, The Final of Us and its 2020 sequel are among the most partaking video games ever made. It is best to positively dive in if the present intrigues you, 

The unique sport is obtainable on PS3, PS4 and PS5 (a PC model is popping out March 3), whereas the second is at present solely on PS4. 

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